Temple University

Temple Certification Process

Next Steps in Getting Your Benefits Processed at the University

Temple University certification process does not begin until you have been admitted to the university. Once you have been accepted and plan to use your G.I. Bill® benefits, please follow these steps.

• Gather all the information and paperwork needed for your benefit program and apply for your benefits. Verify your eligibility for benefits with the VA. Complete the Veterans Online Application (VONAAP)
• Request copies of your discharge papers/separation documents (DD214)
Manage Your Education Benefits through eBenefits.
• Have official copies of your military transcripts send to the Admissions office at Temple University, 1801 N. Broad Street, Conwell Hall, 041-09, Philadelphia, PA 19122.
Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Transcript- http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Transcripts-for-Military-Personnel.aspx
Community College of the Air Force Transcript - http://www.au.af.mil/au/barnes/ccaf/transcripts.asp.
• Complete the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be submitted to be considered for any financial aid.

Temple Certification Process
Once you have been accepted to a degree program at Temple, upload your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or Benefits Awards Letter from the VA to your TUPortal account by clicking on Student Tools Tab, select the Veterans Declaration link within the section labeled "Registration". Please do not send a paper copy.
• Keep your address and email address current with your school Certifying Official.
• keep your direct deposit information current with the VA. Update direct deposit information on WAVE or call 1.877.838.2778.

Temple Certifying Official is located in the Office of the Registrar (OUR) at 1801 N. Broad Street, Conwell Hall, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19122.

Have questions regarding the certification process? Contact Temple Veterans Certifying Officer at OurVeterans@temple.edu or 215.204.7378.